General Construction

General Construction

INTERVIEW: Lodge Lumber

Pile Buck’s interview with Lodge Lumber, a Houston-based family owned and operated business that is a trusted source for all of your industrial and commercial forestry needs. PB: Tell us about the outrigger pads offered by Lodge Lumber. LL: Our outrigger pads are made from southern yellow pine plywood and are […]

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Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs)

Choosing the right EAL type for your application View the complete article here. By RSC Bio Solutions There is a wide range of performance levels among both readily biodegradable and petroleum-based lubricants. Customers have a wide array of options from lower performance lubricants to high end, high performing “fully synthetic” […]

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The Different Types of Cranes

Cranes have been used since ancient times to lift heavy materials and construct some of the tallest structures. They were initially made from wood and powered by humans or animals. During the industrial revolution, cranes were built using stronger materials, like steel and cast iron. Technical advances in power generation, […]

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Concrete vs. Shotcrete vs. Gunite

View the complete article here. For those embarking on a construction project involving the use of concrete, there may be some question about the best method of application.  There are three primary methods that can be utilized, each with its own advantages and disadvantages: traditional poured concrete, shotcrete, and gunite.  […]